Design & Technology - Key Stage 4
All projects in KS4 (Year 10) are designed to prepare the students for the coursework requirements as well as the 2 hour theory exam. Each of the projects covered is outlined below.
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|A design and make project based on plastics and their processes in an industrial environment. It also augments existing graphic and practical skills as well as focusing on material wastage the environment and accuracy and quality of finish.||A design and make project introducing corporate identity, branding and packaging. It also introduces students to the key elements of graphic products and the industrial materials and manufacturing techniques used in them as well as the environmental concerns linked with packaging.||All students are to begin their major coursework that accounts for 60% of the final GCSE grade. Strict deadlines will be outlined and must be adhered to, ensuring work does not become overbearing in the final stages of the course.|